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National Public Health Improvement Initiative (NPHII)

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Jurisdiction: Statewide
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Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

2013 Funding (Year 4)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Provide training and education on performance management and quality improvement
    • Ensure adequate documentation is identified and gathered for accreditation
    • Complete a quality improvement plan for the Department
    • Provide technical assistance and training to local health departments that are pursuing accreditation

2012 Funding (Year 3)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Develop a state health assessment and state health improvement plan to prepare for accreditation
    • Develop a quality improvement program according to Public Health Accreditation Board standards
    • Develop a quality improvement training curriculum to ensure that staff members have the tools and knowledge necessary to improve work quality
    • Continue to support the use of an agency-wide performance management system through staff development and training

2011 Funding (Year 2)

  • Amount of funding: $400,000
  • Description of Project
    Awardee will:
    • Enhance ongoing performance management efforts through a culture of continuous quality improvement, fluid adaptation to change, and expanded awareness, and implementation of evidence-based best practices and decision making
    • Provide community health assessments and health improvement planning resources for state and local public health partners
    • Bolster cross-jurisdictional collaboration in Missouri
    • Continue efforts to align strategic planning and performance management at the state and local levels

2010 Funding (Year 1)

Component I

  • Amount of funding: $300,000
  • Description of Project:
    Awardee will:
    • Focus on building, institutionalizing, and implementing performance management capacity within health departments
    • Support full-time "Performance Improvement Manager" who will participate in a national network of performance improvement professionals supported by CDC

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